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At 97, yoga guru is India's oldest Padma Shri

At 97, yoga guru is India's oldest Padma Shri

V Nanammal -- The Grand Old Lady of Yoga -- is the oldest recipient of the Padma Shri this's Archana Masih met the nearly 100-year-old yoga guru who does not wear glasses, has never been to a doctor and can do age defying twists, hauls and bends. IMAGE: V Nanammal, 98, is perhaps the oldest recipient of the Padma Shri. She was recognised for her life-long service to yoga this Republic Day. Photographs and Videos: Archana Masih/ In a pink cotton sari, chandan covering ..., 1 month ago

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The Hindi-speaking Aussie who loves India

Charles 'Biharilal' Thomson, is an Australian who speaks fluent Hindi learnt on the streets, trains and buses of India's hinterland.Biharilal tells's Archana Masih how India has bewitched him. IMAGE: Biharilal Thomson with a sadhu at a yoga institute in Madhya Pradesh while travelling with his mother to see the Kumbh Mela in Ujjain. Photograph: Kind courtesy Charles Thomson/Facebook Biharilal Thomson is a white Australian who speaks Hindi better than many Indians. The first time he ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Explained: Why Akhilesh, Mayawati joined hands

So, why did Akhilesh and Mayawati come together for the March 11 by-election in Uttar Pradesh?Twenty-three years after the BSP-SP alliance ended bitterly, the two parties have come together to counter the BJP in the Lok Sabha by-election in Gorakhpur and Phulpur. The Gorakhpur seat was represented by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath from 1998 to 2017. Phulpur, represented once by Jawaharlal Nehru, was won by Keshav Prasad Maurya, now UP's deputy CM by a record margin in 2014. Dr Prashant ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

Has crime reduced in Bihar?

Nitish Kumar and his officials maintain that Bihar has one of the lowest crime rates in India.Bihar police crime data indicates otherwise.Satyavrat Mishra reports. IMAGE: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at his Janata Durbar in Patna, April 2013. Photograph: Archana Masih/ On February 12, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had just concluded his weekly Lok Samvad programme, where he interacts with people and takes their suggestions on policies, at his residence in Patna. As he fielded ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

Explained: The reasons for the BJP's win in Tripura

"The BJP portrays a make believe world. The Tripura victory is being seen by some as a result of bahubal and money power -- but that would be a very simplistic explanation. Money and muscle power can play a role up to a point, but the BJP's victory is remarkable because it replaced a party that was in power for 25 years."Dr Nanigopal Mahanta, head of the department of political science at the University of Gauhati, speaks to's Archana Masih, on the factors that led to the BJP's ...
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'The BJP is too smart'

'The BJP portrays a make believe world.''The Tripura victory is being seen by some as a result of bahubal and money power -- but that would be a very simplistic explanation.''Money and muscle power can play a role up to a point, but the BJP's victory is remarkable because it replaced a party that was in power for 25 years.' IMAGE: BJP supporters celebrate the party's victory in Agartala, March 3, 2018. Photograph: PTI Photo Dr Nanigopal Mahanta is head of the department of political science at ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago 'The BJP train has derailed'  Rediff.com1 month ago

The Income Tax officer who won a Shaurya Chakra

Captain Pradeep Shoury Arya is an Income Tax officer whose mission against terrorists in J&K won him the Shaurya Chakra.The hero tells's Archana Masih about his life as a soldier at the border and as a civil servant in Mumbai. IMAGE: Captain Pradeep Shoury Arya at the Siachen Glacier.The soldier eliminated terrorists in J&K in an operation by the Indian Army's Special Forces in May 2017.He was decorated with the third highest award for gallantry on Republic Day.Photographs: ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Why must so many elephants die on the railway tracks?

'The prime minister can think of bullet trains and speed, but cannot think of special measures to save these magnificent creatures.' IMAGE: A female elephant after it was hit by a train near the Panbari railway station, near Guwahati in Assam, September 2012.Between 2009-2010 and 2016-2017, approximately 655 elephant deaths due to human-wildlife conflict have been recorded.Of these, more than 120 deaths were due to train accidents.Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters In a mammoth tragedy two ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

The man fighting for women in the military

'Women were not allowed in the Territorial Army before January 5, 2018.' 'Girls are not allowed to be admitted to Sainik Schools and Rashtriya Military schools.''Women are not allowed in army education corps, and in engineering services' (as permanent commission).'Women can't be religious preachers in the army.''There is a need to change with time.' IMAGE: Women soldiers march in the Republic Day parade. Photograph: PTI Photo Advocate Kush Kalra filed a Public Interest Litigation against the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Minister Otaram Dewasi should resign or face probe over viral audio: Congress

Congress has demanded a forensic investigation of a viral audio in which Gopalan state minister Otaram Dewasi was allegedly found making ‘objectionable’ comments on a woman leader of his own party who holds the post of Zila Pramukh. RPCC Vice ...
 DNA4 weeks ago
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